Every weekend, at least one person on a Security Staff gets yelled at. Sometimes by management, more than likely by a Patron. And every weekend, at least one Security Staffer will react in the wrong manner. The saying, “If you can’t take the heat, stay out of the kitchen” is an apt one for the […]Read More Just walk away…
Last week we started to discuss the basics of interviewing Security Staffers. This week we’ll get into a little bit more detail. GUIDING THE INTERVIEW Right off the bat, you want to be the one directing the interview, not the Interviewee. So make sure that you have your questions ready to go. And when formulating […]Read More Conducting Nightclub Security Interviews, Part 2
Inevitably, a time will come when you need to conduct interviews for Security Staffers. Maybe you are a new establishment, maybe you just fired some workers, or maybe you just need more bodies. Regardless of the reason you need new Staff, you should always take the same measured, careful approach to hiring. Unless, of course, […]Read More Conducting Nightclub Security Interviews, Part 1
A local Head of Security and I were discussing a variety of topics the other day and the subject of training came up. And while many security teams in other fields – Executive Protection being one – practice scenarios on a regular basis (or at least they should), I have rarely seen a Nightclub Security […]Read More What’s The Scenario?